7:45 AM - 8:45 AM South School Council Meeting
7:30 PM Regular School Committee Meeting
This is to notify you that the Peabody Public Schools have been working over the past few months, in concert with the State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, to complete a review of the Peabody Public Schools’ Special Education, English as a Second Language, Vocational Department Program, Civil Rights and the McKinney-Vento (homeless children) procedures. We have completed all required submissions and await the state’s next step on-site visitation the week of October 5-9, 2015. Any citizen interested in finding out more about this process and/or results may contact Assistant Superintendent, Cara Murtagh, at 978-536-6505, or Superintendent , Herbert W. Levine, Ph.D. at 978-536-6500. You may also directly contact Ms. Lynn Summerill, State Department of Education Coordinated Program Review Chairperson, at 781-338-3735, or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you live in the walking zone and there is an available seat on the bus that follows your routes, you may apply for Pay to Ride. The program will be granted on a first come, first serve, space available basis. Parents pay $300.00 for the entire year, starting in October, to have their child ride the bus. Applications are now being accepted. Click on the headline above for more information and to find application forms to download.
A program to include 140 representatives from Universities, Colleges, Business Schools, Nursing Schools, Vocational Schools, The Armed Forces and Banking Institutions. A cordial invitation to attend this highly informational evening is extended to all students and their parents of PVMHS. Participants will have an opportunity to speak with representatives for the colleges of their choice and obtain information on the college application process, admissions testing requirements and financial aid. Representatives of these institutions will also provide view books and applications to interested students. Students and parents from surrounding communities are also welcome to attend.
The Bay State Textiles Recycling Rebate Program is happening through out the Peabody Public Schools; collection boxes have been installed at each school. The focus of the program is to spread awareness to the problem of textile waste while generating revenue for the schools. The program offers a rebate of $100 per ton for the textiles collected. The beneficiary of the rebate will be the individual school PTO's.
The rebate checks are disbursed monthly for the month prior. The checks are done on line and have to be cashed with in ninety days or the check is returned to Bay State Textiles so please make your school office aware that the checks will be coming and cash the check in a timely manner.